Parents' Guide to

Back at the Barnyard

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Tamer than the movie, but still only so-so.

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age 8+

Based on 10 parent reviews

age 8+

as patrick star says... WOO HOO AWESOME!

I love it is a hit! Nothing bad about it exept that the male cows have udders. Otherwise it is the best show EVER!
age 7+


It is great for kids and there should be an infinity out of 5 rating! Nickelodeon should be ashamed of themselves for taking away good shows like this!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (10 ):
Kids say (10 ):

While Back at the Barnyard is, on the whole, tamer than its big-screen predecessor (there's no insinuation of drinking or gambling in this version), it's still sends some iffy messages to kids. Otis often coerces his peers into following his lead or schemes with them to pull one over on the Farmer. And no matter how extreme the trouble they get into, they always manage to work their way out of it -- and back into one another's good graces -- within each episode's 30-minute window. Perhaps most eyebrow-raising of all are the misconceptions kids might develop about barnyard animals -- not so much because they talk and walk upright, but because, once again, Otis the male cow sports a protruding set of udders. A biology lesson this is not, so be sure to correct the (hopeful) oversight for your kids.

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